Japan to host G-20 finance chiefs' meeting over June 8-9 next year

The announcement was made by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso after a Cabinet meeting.
The announcement was made by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso after a Cabinet meeting. PHOTO: REUTERS

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday (May 8) that Japan will host a G-20 financial leaders' meeting in Fukuoka, western Japan, over June 8-9 next year.

Japan will chair next year's G-20 leaders' summit meeting in the western Japanese city of Osaka on June 28-29, 2019.

Mr Aso made the announcement at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting.